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Greek Opposition Rejects ‘Republic of Ilinden Macedonia’ Proposal

Greece's opposition parties have unanimously rejected the proposal tabled by Skopje to adopt the name "Republic of Ilinden Macedonia" as a compromise solution to...

What Was the Ilinden Uprising FYROM Wants in its Name?

Most Greeks turned to the history books to learn about the Ilinden uprising of 1903 when news emerged that Athens and Skopje are discussing the name...

Greek Parliament Drops Novartis Probe Against Prominent Politicians

Greece's parliament decided it was not competent to probe the allegations against 10 prominent politicians, including two former prime ministers, over the alleged scandal...

The Greek Island Shelter Saving Unloved Animals

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Volunteering feels good and even the smallest acts count; everyone has their own reasons for wanting to help. Mr. Manolis and Niki of Crete...

May 19: Remembering the Pontic-Greek Genocide 1913-1922

On Feb. 24, 1994, the Greek parliament voted unanimously in favor of recognizing the Pontian Genocide and instituted May 19 as a Remembrance Day. The...

‘The Durrells’ Return to Corfu for Fourth Season

The Greek island of Corfu is to again host a popular U.K. drama based on the life of author Gerald Durrell. Broadcaster ITV has recommissioned...

Santorini Voted Best Island in Europe for 5th Consecutive Year

Santorini, Mykonos and Crete have been awarded as best islands in Europe and Greece among the top 10 destinations for historical treasures in the...

Pavlopoulos Calls for Pontic-Greek Genocide Apology

"We do not forget the shameful crime and its victims," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Friday in his message ahead of the May...

Campaigners Plan Special Dive to Clean Santorini’s Seas

Campaigners from the Healthy Seas Initiative are to carry out the first-ever live clean-up of abandoned fishing gear from a protected area of the...

Aegean Airlines Founder Theodoros Vassilakis Dies at 78

Greek entrepreneur Theodoros Vassilakis, the founder of Aegean Airlines, has died at the age of 78. Aegean Airlines announced his death on Thursday with the...

Greece Marks World Museum Day by Offering Free Admission

Friday is International Museum Day and people across Greece are being offered free admission to them all. The day will also be marked by guided tours,...

Terrified Office Workers Plead with Greek Anarchists (video)

Video has emerged of frightened office workers pleading with masked anarchists who smashed up their Athens notary business on Friday. A group of men belonging...

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